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Pradip Chattopadhyay

Veteran Poet - 3,037 Points (28.01.1961 / Kolkata)

5 Acres of Night


Far away from the city
One bed for the four of us,
We ignored the nitty-gritty
The night was superbly precious.
5 acres of open darkness
We couldn’t for more bargain,
The new moon hid her face
To envelope the 4 lonely men!
We sank and deep-breathed the smell
Of a languor that only silence can bring
Drunk timeless without any wine’s spell
We flew with the nightjars on wing.
In the sky’s faintest dream light
One bed with no hint of nightmare
5 acres of softly passing night
Transfixed 4 souls out there!

Submitted: Thursday, April 04, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 11, 2013

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